State Health Policy
The Sacramento office provides state policymakers and the media a valuable local resource and a link to experts at CHCF's Oakland headquarters. The office hosts briefings on important issues of the day.
The Center for Connected Health Policy has released a 50-state scan of telehealth laws as well as videos on how telehealth improves quality and access to care for less money.
How well are California's doctors caring for their hospital patients? That's hard to tell because the data is not collected. A new report reviews the issue.
The Oregon Health Insurance Experiment, which revealed the positive effects of Medicaid coverage on health outcomes, won the Health Services Research Impact Award from AcademyHealth.
California's acute care hospitals experienced capacity changes between 2001 and 2010. Most have adjusted to economic stresses and many have improved their financial status.
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Since December 2010, Californians have been able to use a self-service, online application for public health benefits. How has Health-e-App Public Access changed the experience? HealthEApp Public Access
US health spending in 2010 continued its slow growth, increasing slightly from the prior year's all-time low. How will health reform change this trend? This CHCF Almanac report spells it out.
Objective information on health care costs, coverage, quality, and delivery supports effective decision-making. The Almanac provides data and analysis on California's health care system. Almanac
ACA implementation is moving ahead in California. See the quarterly update to our guide that tracks milestones and reports on state activities and progress toward the 2014 launch. Tracking ACA
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